Gunmen abduct Ondo traditional ruler, three others

NEWS DIGEST – Some gunmen on Thursday evening kidnapped a traditional chief in Ikare Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, High Chief Mukaila Bello.

Punch Newspaper gathered that Bello, who was said to be the head of Iku Quarters in the ancient community, was abducted with three other persons

The other victims are Mr Adeniran Adeyemo, Mr Bashiru Adekile and Chief Gbafinro.

According to the newspaper, the victims were kidnapped along Ago Panu area of Owo-Ikare Expressway, while traveling from Akure to Ikare.

The newspaper reports that the driver of the car conveying the victims escaped but was shot and he is now receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

It was also learned that the kidnappers were yet to contact families of the victims as at the time of filing this report.

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